How To Install edhead on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install edhead on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update edhead.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install wcstools

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is edhead and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 22.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 22.04 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install edhead on Ubuntu 22.04. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install edhead using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install edhead using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install wcstools

Install edhead using apt

Because edhead is available in Ubuntu 22.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install edhead using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install wcstools

Install edhead using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu 22.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install edhead by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install wcstools

How to upgrade (update) a single package edhead using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the edhead, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install wcstools

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall edhead from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the edhead package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove wcstools

Uninstall edhead and all its dependencies

To uninstall edhead and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove wcstools

Remove edhead with all configurations and data

To remove edhead configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge wcstools

Remove edhead completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to edhead package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge wcstools

Extra info and code examples

WCSTools is a set of software utilities, written in C, which create, display and manipulate the world coordinate system of a FITS or IRAF image, using specific keywords in the image header which relate pixel position within the image to position on the sky. Auxillary programs search star catalogs and manipulate images. This package contains the binary tools.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install edhead using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the edhead from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

How To Install edhead on CentOS 8

How To Install edhead on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install edhead on Fedora 34

How To Install edhead on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install edhead on Debian 11

How To Install edhead on Kali Linux

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